Archive | June, 2011

Little Big Chinatown of NYC

Manhattan’s Chinatown (Chinese: 紐約華埠; pinyin: Niŭyuē Huá Bù), home to one of the highest concentrations of Chinese people in the Western hemisphere, is located in the borough of Manhattan in New York City. Manhattan’s Chinatown is one of the oldest ethnic Chinese enclaves outside of Asia. In the years after the United States enacted the […]

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Cars that caught my attention in New York

There was this street where I found an interesting replica of the Fiat 500! But it is only in shape. Its actual purpose of being on the pavement was decorative. It’s a flowerpot! The car park lot was another interesting concept. Don’t really know why there is a need to elevate the car, since there […]

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Crossroads & Bridges

I can’t figure out the 2 identical signs… why? 2 similar signs side by side?? As for the decision to use pictures or icons rather than just colors… why go through all the effort to create graphical interface? I think it’s because graphical interfaces speaks and connects better to the users, in this case the […]

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A Glimpse of New York

The best 3-letter word is NEW! That’s six points if you play scrabble… 18 points if you land on a triple word… 33 if you have a double word on “W” + a triple word score. Life brings you through mysterious ways… sometimes you get 6 points… once in a big blue moon, you get […]

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Destination New York City

There’s a great quote that it’s all about the journey rather than the destination. So this is a summary of my journey. First stop is New York City – the great city that represents freedom. But before that, there’s a 25 hours flight and stop over at Dubai airport. Transit There’s always transit in life. […]

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